Chapter 39. Worship And Devotion Of Rasoolullah

Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 39, Hadith Number 1 (248).

Mughirah bin Shu’bah Radiyallahu ‘Anhu reports that Rasuluilah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam performed such lengthy nafl prayers, that his mubaarak legs became swollen. The Sahaabah said : “You undergo such great difficulties, where Allah had forgiven your past and the future…

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Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 39, Hadith Number 4 (251).

Aswad bin Yazeed Radiyallahu ‘Anhu says he enquired from ‘Aayeshah Radiyallahu ‘Anha regarding the salaah of Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam at night. She replied: “Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam slept (after ‘eshaa) for the first half portion of the night. He…

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Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 39, Hadith Number 6 (253).

Ibn ‘Abbaas Radiyallahu ‘Anhu says: “Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam sometimes performed 13 rak’ahs of tahajjud (including witr)”. CommentaryHe performed ten rak’ahs of tahajjud and three rak’ahs witr salaah. Some of the ‘ulama have included the two sunnahs of fajr salaah…

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Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 39, Hadith Number 7 (254).

‘Aayeshah Radiyallahu ‘Anha reports that whenever Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam could not perform the tahajjud because of some reason. He performed twelve rak’ahs in the day (at the time of chaasht-before midday). CommentaryIf tahajjud was fard on Sayyidina Rasulullah Sallallahu…

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Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 39, Hadith Number 8 (255).

Abu Hurayrah Radiyallahu ‘Anhu says that Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam said: “When one awakens at night (for-tahajjud salaah), two short rak’ahs should, be performed at the beginning”. CommentarySo that one may not become tired quickly by beginning to perform lengthy…

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Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 39, Hadith Number 10 (257).

Abi Salamah bin ‘Abdurrahmaan Radiyallahu ‘Anhu says he asked ‘Aayesha Radiyallahu ‘Anha “How was the salaah (how many rak’ah tahajjud was performed) of Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam in Ramadaan? “She replied: “Rasulullah Sallallhu ‘Alayhi Wasallam did not perform more than…

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Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 39, Hadith Number 12 (259).

‘Aayeshah Radiyallahu ‘Anha reports that: “Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam performed nine rak’ahs at night”. CommentaryIn the madh-hab of the Hanafis this is six rak’ahs tahajjud and three rak’ahs witr. In a narration from Sayyidina ‘Abdullah bin Abi Qays Radiyallahu ‘Anhu,…

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Shama-il Tirmidhi Chapter 39, Hadith Number 14 (261).

‘Aayeshah Radiyallahu ‘Anha says: “Once at night (salaah time), Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam kept on repeating one aayah.” CommentaryThe aayah is the last aayah of Surah Maa-idah: In tu-adh-dhib-hum fa-innahum ‘ibaaduk. Wa in tagh-fir lahum fa-innaka antal azizul hakim.Translation: “If…

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